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Art Teachers Organisation launch day

To launch the University of Brighton Art Teachers Organisation (UBATO) a free workshop day was held last Saturday. We were delighted to welcome more than 30 art educators who took part in a range of CPD workshops at the free event on the university’s Falmer campus. Our workshops included sessions on creating and utilising sketchbooks,…

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Our first school placement

Undergraduate primary trainee teachers are nearing the end of their six-week school placement – this is the first of three they will experience during the three years of their course. The school placement enables students to gain specific experiences in order to develop and demonstrate professional attributes, skills, knowledge and understanding linked explicitly to the…

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Brighton research making a world-leading impact, major review finds

The university has been recognised for research of “world-leading quality” which has “outstanding impact” on people’s lives by the UK’s HE funding bodies. The results of the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF) published Thursday 12 May 2022 show that the university’s researchers have produced research consistently rated as world leading. In particular, the university has been recognised for…

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The Independent Commission on Assessment in Primary Education (ICAPE)

We are pleased to share that School of Education colleagues Dr Rachel Marks and Dr Marlon Lee Moncrieffe have joined The Independent Commission on Assessment in Primary Education (ICAPE), a new independent commission group that has been formed to review assessment in primary schools and propose a new approach. Launched at the beginning of SATS…

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Life as a graduate primary school teacher

James graduated last summer and he chats to us about life in his first year of teaching How are you finding your graduate job? I am enjoying my new job as a Year 2 class teacher, it has been challenging but a great opportunity to develop as a practitioner. I have enjoyed applying much of…

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Cycling for Schools

CPD opportunity for trainee and early career teachers, and teaching assistants We have teamed up with British Cycling, Sustrans and Brighton and Hove City Council to offer a continuing professional development opportunity for trainee teachers, those just starting out in their teaching career and classroom assistants. Cycling for Schools was conceived by the School of…

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Drusillas Park field trip

Students on our undergraduate primary teaching courses visited Drusillas Park as part of their studies. The Drusillas trip was linked to the ‘Learning Beyond the Classroom’ module and attended by the year 3 science subject study group. During the day the students were able to explore the importance of offering their pupils different ways of…

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International Scholarships for students starting in September 2022

The University of Brighton International Scholarship fund is open to applications from undergraduate and postgraduate students who hold an offer to study on a full-time course with us starting in September 2022. This scholarship was set up to support international students to make a positive impact on their studies and will be awarded as a…

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Working with Children and Young People online event

Join us on Wednesday 16 March from 5.30pm – 7pm for our Working with Children and Young People online event and speak with our friendly staff and students about studying part-time at Brighton. Ask any questions you may have about the course and studying at Brighton via the Q&A feed. Watch live sessions with course…

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British Library student workshop

We were delighted to welcome Andrea Varney from the British Library for a guest session this month. Andrea ran a workshop for students on our Primary English Education BA(Hons) with QTS course which explored the Discovering Children’s Books website and the new Cooking up your own fairy tale resources. Andrea is National Outreach Manager at the…

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